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Patrick Phillips

Welles-Brown Room, Rush Rhees Library

February 5, 2019, 5:00 PM

Patrick Phillips is the author of Blood at the Root: A Racial Cleansing in America, which won an American Book Award, and was named a best book of the year by the New York Times, the Boston Globe, and Smithsonian. He has also published three poetry collections: Chattahoochee, winner of the Kate Tufts Discovery Prize; Boy; and Elegy for a Broken Machine, which was a finalist for the National Book Award. Phillips teaches writing and literature at Stanford University.